House GOP builds momentum for Mayorkas impeachment with panel vote

A House panel’s Wednesday vote to approve articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas brings Republicans one step closer to deposing President Joe Biden’s border chief.

Shortly after midnight, the Republican-controlled committee approved two articles of impeachment against Mayorkas by a party-line vote of 18-15. The articles charge Mayorkas with willful and systemic refusal to comply with the law and a breach of the public trust.

Homeland Security Committee Chairman Mark Green said on Wednesday morning that he was proud of his panel and hopeful that the entire party would move forward as the articles now go to the House Rules Committee before a floor vote, likely next week.

“I urge my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to do the right thing, put aside the politics, and agree that before we can fix Secretary Mayorkas’ mess,
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